On March 2nd, Mrs. Siebrandt's sixth grade visited the preschool room to celebrate their love of reading during Read Across America Week. The students read Dr. Seuss books to the preschool students and spent time getting to . . .
The sixth grade classes observed Pi Day 3-14, 2018, with a day of celebrating pi, the number of diameters equal to the circumference of a circle. Students decorated t-shirts, designed locker posters and presented the principal, Mr. . . .
Sixth grader Payton Smidt earned 3rd place honors at the District Spelling Bee held on Sat., March 3rd in Fairbury. She qualified by earning 1st Place at the Jefferson County Contest on February 5th. She is now preparing for the State . . .
The Tri County sixth grade spent the month of January studying the stars using the Star Lab from the Educational Service Unit 5. Lessons covered in the giant planetarium-like bubble were: Circumpolar constellations, Light years, . . .
After reading a total of 64 books, the Tri County Division II team of 5th & 6th graders was able to answer questions about 45 of the books. The Jefferson County Reading Classics competition was held in Fairbury on Monday, March 21st. . . .
During the three weeks before Christmas, sixth graders completed a unit on recycling. They studied climate change, trash collection, landfill construction and recycling. Students also used the website . . .
Snow and sleet before midnight, then rain and snow. Temperature rising to around 34 by 2am. South wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Rain and snow before noon, then a chance of rain. High near 37. South wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
A slight chance of rain before midnight, then a chance of rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then a chance of snow after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.